Rann of Kutch

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the Greater and the Lesser, salt marshes(swamps) in western India and in Pakistan, southeast of the Indus River delta. Area, more than 20, 000 sq km; total length from east to west, more than 300 km; width, 40–80 km. The Rann of Kutch is a flat, low-lying surface with a maximumelevation of 200 m, and it is covered with black silt and salineef florescence. In places there are rises (maximum 465 m) withsteep slopes and sandy hills. During the summer monsoons, theRann of Kutch is flooded by the sea and the Banas and Lunirivers. [11–1647-3 ]

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It was broadcast by Radio Pakistan for only a few times as the Rann of Kutch clashes lasted briefly.
The huts of the salt farmers were spread far and wide across the vast Rann of Kutch, but we loved the process of reaching out to them," said Isabel Anand, an year 8 student of Cambridge International School and the outreach officer of Green Hope.
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The two countries had agreed to resume talks on Sir Creek, a 96 km strip in the Rann of Kutch marshlands of Gujarat, and the Wullar Barrage built on river Jhelum in Kashmir.
Ever since the day Pakistan was created relations between the two major states of the subcontinent have remained quite unfriendly ranging from lukewarm to inimical due to a number of unresolved vexing issues like Jammu & Kashmir, distribution of water of rivers flowing from the Indian side, disputed areas such as the Rann of Kutch, Siachen Glacier, etc.